§ Mr. R. T. EVANS
asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury the amounts of the grants made by the Exchequer through Government Departments to authorities and institutions in Wales and Monmouthshire during each of the last five completed years?
§ Mr. HORE-BELISHA
The grants made by the Exchequer through Government Departments to local authorities and institutions in Wales and Monmouthshire during each of the last five completed years are as follow:
Year ending 31st March. Total Grants.£ 31st March. £ 1929 … … … 7,336,000 1930 … … … 9,394,000 1931 … … … 12,339,000 1932 … … … 11,159,000 1933 … … … 10,516,000
These figures do not include expenditure under the following heads (amounting in the last year to approximately £100,000 in all):
- (1) Payments to local authorities in respect of expenditure incurred by them in connection with
- (a) Administration of Transitional Payments (Unemployment),
- (b) Electoral Registration and Parliamentary Elections, or
- (2) Grants to public utility undertakings under Part I of the Development (Loan Guarantees and Grants) Act, 1929.